He is honored in Ireland as a national hero, a writer, yachtsman, patriot. His boat – a Museum piece. His voyage over the weapons to the rebel legend.
In 1973, the son of the hero of our today’s publication, Erskine Hamilton Childers, was elected President of the Irish Republic. And after 30 years, the novel “Riddle of the Sands” was included in the British list of the hundred best works of world literature.